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jordan is live at saint margaret of scotland church with the story. >> with his future uncertain his friends are coming to stand by him. >> when he was 14 i was 13. we met going down to chicago and ave. >> he has been a very close friend for over half a century. they were in high school together and the seminary as well. they both served chicago for most of their lives. now the archdiocese want him to move and make way for a new priest. something the father has declined to do. he says he does not have a place to go. >> i do not have a place to sleep. >>where aer you going to go? >>look for me at noon time. >> are you coming back? >> if there's one thing i can say about him he is a fighter. he has been a fighter since he was 14 years old. >>stealing 600 dollars in cash. the father was badly beaten. a new priest was in his place. friction exists between the two priests. supporters placed lea flets cars asking parents to call the archdiocese. >> this has been his home all of the ears. he would like to stay here if he could. >> cannot make any prediction. he is totally unpre
jordan is live at city hall with more on the story. >> their reputation of being a do nothing showcase board. the mayor dumped that seven member panel. you appointed a brand new board based on recommendations. the task force has recommended and called for a new stronger board. with the power to punish violators. they developed a reputation for being flaccid and never bring charges to a cinder aldermen. some older men. single alderman. >> i think these are very worthy proposals for serious consideration. i think it is a good sign that after all of these years we are finally listening to people fighting for reform. >> the fact that it has been disbanded in my mind gives us a fact to look at what they have done. so we do not make the same mistakes. >> i think the mayor is totally within his right to appoint some new people. i have not seen who he has appointed. i'm looking forward to seeing who is on wellesz. the list. >> the mayor's campaign was on the proposition that he would >> there are a set of guidelines and updates to the ordinance. having a fresh start and a new beginning. >
for you when you pulled up to a hotel just to get a picture of michael jordan and the team. we got a chance to experience a lot of things. it was a magical time. i would say we had the best chance in the world. we had the bulls fans all over the world. fans in the world. i was very fortunate to be part of that. >> we were talking about how you always wanted to do this: the broadcasting aspect of it. i remember when you used to be interviewed on the sidelines with your soft-spoken voice and now what is different. >> i have an engaging personality. you are not at the united center to watch a live game, but when you tune into wgn or comcast, you are getting the same kind of excitement you would get if you were at the game. fans like it. it is a chicago thing. >> this is a piece of sports memorabilia that could make you rich someday. it even talks. what does that mean? >> it has some of my sayings. it's a cute little thing. the bulls have all kinds of promotions all the time and they have that promotion. the kind of went like hotcakes. they went like hotcakes. they allowed me to
to select someone to care for your children. robert jordan spoke with a professional child care provider about what to look for. >> at any time there's an incident in the news that reports on the tragedy involving children it gives parents a reason to be concerned. there are steps to be taken to minimize the risk that you have hired someone who is careless with your children or even worse, it is violent or possibly causing harm behind your back. if you can afford it, hiring agency that knows how to weed out the problem and we'd through the candidates.weed through the candidates. you can check references, verify addresses and contact information. implement a drug test through your selected lab. do not accept test results she brings you. take a visit to the nanny's home to observe her hygiene and cleanliness and be sure you and your nanny had a good fit for both of you. >> i definitely recommend that you check her references. the more child care references you use when you're hiring a nanny the better. when you are actually checking those references, make sure you are calling a land line
and winter will mean a more expensive heating bill. >> the soldiers are teaming up with jordan's military. training them. >> turkish military intercepted passenger plane from syria. they forced the plane to land. authorities say they needed to see the equipment. 30 passengers were aboard the flight. the nobel prize for literature has been awarded to a beloved chinese author. he is being honored for work that intertwines fantasy and everyday life. the nobel prize award could help spark more freedom for china. just ahead claims for unemployment benefits plunge. and, still to come this midday. why staying warm this fall and winter will mean a more expensive heating bill. and later in lunchbreak we're learning several fall-inspired recipes. we're cooking with apples! [ "the odd couple" theme playing ] humans. even when we cross our "t"s and dot our "i"s we still run into problems -- mainly other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify where your rates won't go up due to your first accident and new c
for hiring nearly 500 more police officers. good afternoon. i'm dina bair. and i'm robert jordan in for steve sanders. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>the mayor kept his word. he outlined his plan to close a shortfall. reading a better business climate in the city. creating a small business center. this budget makes critical investments by reforming government instead of raising taxes. >> our goal is to reform where we can and where we must. that is where matters. providing greater opportunities for our children. a mixed reactions to the mayor's speech. he felt as though there should have been more than 4 in. and 57 police officers457 police officers. >> i did not think that is enough. >> whatever we can afford that is what we're going to try to do. >> i think it is a very optimistic message. even though these are tough economic times. it appears that chicago is going to be able to do more with less. >> mayor stressed the need for pension reform. the aldermen will have about one month to think over herit.>>vide
for the privilege? robert jordan is live downtown with more on a proposed plan for express toll lanes around chicago. >> eight states currently have programs that are based around the idea of congestion pricing. with the means as the special lanes are added to existing expressway's in certain areas. in order for drivers to access those lanes that have to pay a fee. >> chicken be useful to them during the morning or afternoon rush. >> traffic is flowing at the speed limit travel in his career. during rush hour and bad weather of the expressway is can be a nightmare. many other states have adopted a plan called congested pricing. >> the little bit over $3 to go 11 mi. >> out of the 15 other express lane projects in the united states plenty of people take advantage of those lanes. >> new lanes on i90 tollway. and i290 eisenhowwer expressway. >> the proposals are drawn mixed reactions from lotus. drivers. >> drivers who wanted to use the program will have a special transponder mounted on their windshield. drivers lexus those aerial lanes can have their accounts charged. skilling has your full fo
us around the country on wgn america and on the web. w-g-n's robert jordan is live in the morgan park neighborhood with our top story. witnesses tell police that the driver of a dodge minivan was traveling north and went around the crossing gates. the woman was still alive on the scene when paramedics arrived. they had to use the jaws of life to try to extricate her. she died here at the scene. the rock island train was traveling north. it was an express train that did not have to stop. the gates were lowered. nonetheless the driver continued right across the tracks. >> i was right behind the lady. she must, she could make it. >> would not do it. we were a pass this building. >> i was in shock. i could not even move. >> i just went into shock. i wanted to get out to help. i could not move. >> those two young boys were taken to the hospital where they are expected to survive. they're listed in critical in serious condition. officials tell me that they are running tests at this intersection just to make sure that all of their equipment was working properly. the stakes are hig
will spend at least the next three decades behind bars. good afternoon. i'm robert jordan in for steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. i believe the sentence the court imposed today was a wise and proper one. 68 year-old did not speak to reporters as he was led away from the courthouse. he is accused of sexually abusing 10 bolus. the victims spoke at the hearing today. sandusky maintained his innocence. >> his statement was a masterpiece of self to a given. completely removed from reality. sandusky's attorneys say he did not get a fair trial and they will his conviction. in the wake of the sex abuse scandal. the n-c-double-a imposed sanctions against penn state. including a 60 million dollar fine and a four year bowl ban. >>drawing the ire of the gun lobby, cook county board president preckwinkle is eyeing a violence tax on guns and ammunition sold in the city and suburbs, the chicago sun-times has learned. cost of the county right now $143 of debt to house one person. a spokesman for the nationa
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